Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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military officer's underarm protector
  • unknown maker from China
  • military officer's underarm protector, 1800–1911, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, velvet, ribbon, gold thread, metal
  • Length/Width/Depth: 25.5 x 29.5 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 10 x 11 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2330.h
Label Text

Applied metal studs, ribbons and velvet edging on double weave ground